Don't expect Justin Vernon to write another Bon Iver record anytime soon. He recently told TripleJ that he doesn't "really write songs anymore." Vernon's other project, Volcano Choir, released its new album, Repave, today.
"I don't really write songs anymore," he said. "The last Bon Iver record was a very 'sitting down with a guitar and writing' kind of record. I really have to be in a specific headspace to even begin to illuminate an idea that would create another Bon Iver record, and I'm just not there. I'm really honoured that Bon Iver gives me a platform to do whatever I want, but there's only so much time you can spend digging through yourself before you become insular. I'm not in...
Last night, Kanye West held an impromptu listening party for his new album, Yeezus. At the listening party, Kanye confirmed that Daft Punk worked on 3-4 of the songs, Rick Rubin executive produced the album and that a new track entitled, "Can't Handle My Liquor," will feature Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Chief Keef.
According to Astronautalis' facebook page, he has "started a new band this week with my friends Arson Only, S. Carey, and Bon Iver [Justin Vernon]...already finished tracking for the album. so excited about this."
S. Carey will release a new EP titled Hoyas through Jagjaguwar on May 8th. Head to the replies to see him perform in AIR Studios with Justin Vernon (Bon Iver).
01. Two Angles
All Tiny Creatures will release their new album Harbors on March 29th. Their song "An Iris," which features Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), can now be downloaded for free.
02. An Iris
03. Cargo Maps
04. Valves or Hatches
05. Glass Bubbles
06. Breathing Set
07. Aviation Class
08. Triangle Frog
10. Tine Feature
11. Plankton March